Author(s): Highsmith, Patricia,
Date of Publication: 03/05/2018,
Pagination: 304 pages,
Series: Virago Modern Classics,
Imprint: Virago Press Ltd,
Published By: Little, Brown Book Group,
Book Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
'If I really don't like somebody, I kill him... You remember Malcolm McRae, don't you?'
Melinda Van Allen is beautiful, headstrong and sexy. Unfortunately for Vic Van Allen, she is his wife. Their love has soured, and Melinda takes pleasure in flaunting her many affairs to her husband.
When one of her lovers is murdered, Vic hints to her latest conquest that he was responsible. As rumours spread about Vic's vicious streak, fiction and reality start to converge. It's only a matter of time before Vic really does have blood on his hands.